Area code 246wikipedia
The area code 246 in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is a composite part of the telephone numbering plan for Barbados.
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Failure to include the prefix "1" results in accessing country calling code 246 of British Indian Ocean Territory (Diego Garcia).

North American Numbering Plan

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The area code 246 in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is a composite part of the telephone numbering plan for Barbados.

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Callers must simply dial 1 + NPA (area code) + seven digit phone number.

246 (number)

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The number 246 spells, a nickname for the island.

Barbados

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The area code 246 in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is a composite part of the telephone numbering plan for Barbados. The number 246 spells, a nickname for the island.

Telephone numbering plan

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The area code 246 in the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is a composite part of the telephone numbering plan for Barbados.

Government of Barbados

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It is regulated by the government's Telecommunications Unit, which holds responsibility for telecommunications.

Telecommunication

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It is regulated by the government's Telecommunications Unit, which holds responsibility for telecommunications.

Phoneword

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The number 246 spells, a nickname for the island.

Telephone number

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Callers must simply dial 1 + NPA (area code) + seven digit phone number. Due to a long established affiliation with the NANP, telephone numbers in Barbados are often styled as (246) NXX-xxxx.

ITU-T

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However, this can cause confusion with Diego Garcia which is assigned the country code 246 under the International Telecommunications Union standard E.164.